Tag Archives: neocons

Your problems are our problems

I always thought the official narrative of 911 was bullshit. The original story never made sense. There were just too many unanswered questions, too many suspicions, too many physical impossibilities. By September 2001 the Internet had been around for a … Continue reading

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Shut up and Sing

The 20 year anniversary of 911 promises plenty of weepy testimonials and homages to the heroic first responders who died in the attacks. What we won’t see is a reckoning on how 911 was used to fundamentally transform the United … Continue reading

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Of the erosion of international norms of war and the Western commitment to them

For the last five years we’ve been bombarded by story after story of Trump being a secret Russian agent directed personally by Vladimir Putin, while the Russians are portrayed as being particularly villainous. Why, dear reader, do you think that … Continue reading

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The Unknowing

I’ve come to realize that most Americans don’t want to know about the problems that confront our country nor the actors that are responsible. Moreover, they prefer fairy tales, relayed by their tribal corporate media source, that depict their hero … Continue reading

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A low and dishonest century

  9/11 ushered in a low and dishonest century. And because we have a low and dishonest corporate media we get shit like this from Paul Krugman: “Overall, Americans took 9/11 pretty calmly. Notably, there wasn’t a mass outbreak of … Continue reading

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The Method

  Vincent Bevins has written a new book that goes a long way towards explaining the election of Donald Trump. In The Jakarta Method, a riveting new exploration of America’s mass murder program in the twentieth century, journalist Vincent Bevins … Continue reading

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Wrong in the right way

  Many of our political and media elite are wrong in the right way. I mean that they are wrong but in a way that serves wealth and power. This dynamic is not a bug but a feature. Their job is … Continue reading

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Elephant in the Room

  It’s telling that the liberal “Resistance” is pinning their hopes on John Bolton to provide damning testimony in the impeachment trial of President Trump. Bolton, the arch-neocon, is one of the more repulsive swamp creatures to inhabit the Beltway and … Continue reading

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Deplorable

  Hillary Clinton was at Sundance over the weekend for the premier of a new documentary entitled Hillary.  According to the Salt Lake Tribune, Hillary received a standing ovation from the liberal Hollywood audience after the showing. I’m not surprised that … Continue reading

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Enemy Of Empire

  General Soleimani was assassinated because he was successful at opposing the US empire and defeating their terrorist proxies. Soleimani was not a mastermind of terrorism, as the corporate media alleges. He was a mastermind of legitimate resistance against American … Continue reading

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